Table 16_3_1-2a

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 16_3_1.2a
People without a usual source of care who indicate a financial or insurance reason for not having a usual source of care, by race, United States, 2007
    Single race 
  TotalWhiteBlackAsianNHOPIAI/ANMultiple races
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 18.00.819.01.014.61.612.52.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Age0-1717.92.122.02.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
18-4419.00.919.91.116.22.111.22.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
45-6416.81.416.71.618.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
65 and over7.31.98.02.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale16.40.917.11.015.62.09.82.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Female20.21.221.81.413.22.015.54.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Family incomeaNegative/poor31.82.134.72.523.23.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Near poor/low24.41.827.12.113.22.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Middle15.61.216.21.511.72.914.23.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High8.31.08.51.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Education,b age 18 and overLess than high school24.81.726.81.916.93.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
High school graduate19.61.219.71.417.12.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
At least some college13.50.913.51.114.92.510.72.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Employment status, ages 18-64Employed16.80.817.20.915.31.911.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Not employed27.11.829.42.321.33.9DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, ages 0-64Any private8.30.78.20.88.01.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Public only23.62.228.62.910.23.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Uninsured32.21.633.11.728.23.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Health insurance, age 65 and overMedicare onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and privateDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Medicare and other publicDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Location of residencecMetropolitan19.10.920.11.116.01.713.02.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large central metro20.61.422.61.617.12.412.33.0DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Large fringe metro19.41.719.42.016.73.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Medium metro15.92.116.42.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Small metro19.53.220.83.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Nonmetropolitan11.41.412.81.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Micropolitan11.51.912.72.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
  Noncore11.02.213.02.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish15.90.916.21.014.71.612.23.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Other25.72.128.72.4DSUDSU12.83.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good16.60.817.71.013.11.612.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Fair/poor33.62.533.22.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Activity limitationscBasic activities31.83.331.23.8DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Complex activities32.94.432.65.1DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Neither basic nor complex activities17.10.817.80.915.11.812.12.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
U.S. bornYes16.30.916.51.014.41.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
No23.61.827.72.3DSUDSU11.12.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

b Less than high school refers to fewer than 12 years of education; high school graduate, 12 years of education; and at least some college, more than 12 years of education.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix B: Detailed Methods.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Page last reviewed February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 16_3_1-2a: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/16_facilitators_barriers/T16_3_1-2a.html